Young Night Herons

Young Night Herons

They were old enough to move around (branching) and it was a hot day. So I guess these two were looking for a breeze, any would have been a help.

Young Night Herons
Young Night Herons

Many Heron and Egret nests are out in the open at rookeries. They mostly breed in warm climates (here 90-100 degrees). In short these poor birds are baking in the sun often.

Young Night Herons
Young Night Herons

Above his wings are dropped, a sign of cooling off.

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